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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen spent Friday morning in Exeter meeting with members of the National Guard as well as medical providers administering COVID-19 vaccines at a state-run clinic behind the high school.

Shaheen’s visit comes a day after President Biden signed into law a COVID-19 stimulus package with a $1.9 trillion price tag.

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Fewer people than usual attended Wednesday's inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris, due to COVID-19 and security concerns. New Hampshire Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen was in attendance for the historic event, and she spoke with Morning Edition host Rick Ganley Thursday morning about her experience and the challenges facing the Senate going forward.

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Funcionarios publican nuevas guías para personas vacunadas contra el COVID

Los funcionarios de salud de New Hampshire han publicado nuevas guías de cuarentena para personas que han completado su proceso de vacunación en contra del COVID-19. 

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U.S. House lawmakers have introduced one article of impeachment, charging that President Trump is guilty of “inciting an insurrection.” That vote may take place tomorrow, while discussion around encouraging Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment will begin in the House tonight. If the House votes to impeach the president for a second time, the Senate would then have to convict in order to force him from office.

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U.S. Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen spoke on NHPR's The Exchange this morning, before chaotic events unfolded at the nation's capitol.

For Republican members of Congress contesting Electoral College votes, Shaheen had stern words: 

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The 117th Congress was sworn in Sunday and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., began her third term in the U.S. Senate. We will speak with Shaheen on Wednesday, Jan. 6, about some of America's major domestic and foreign policy challenges - including the pandemic, the political tumult surrounding the presidential election, and increasing tensions with Iran and Russia.

Shaheen has worked on pandemic relief legislation with a focus on helping small businesses and increasing funding for substance misuse treatment. She has also indicated there could be more federal help on the way as coronavirus infection numbers remain high amid the vaccine rollout. We also get her take on President-elect Joe Biden's agenda, which includes ambitious plans to tackle climate change.

Air date: Jan. 6, 2021

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Many of the federal emergency aid programs implemented earlier this year in response to the pandemic are due to expire at the end of December. New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has been among those working on a compromise plan to extend relief into 2021.

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A pesar de las preocupaciones de las elecciones, estas fluyeron bien

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New Hampshire’s incumbent senior Sen. Jeanne Shaheen cruised to a third term Tuesday, beating challenger Bryant "Corky" Messner in a race called just minutes after all polls closed.

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Just days before this election season comes to a close, we’re taking a few moments to hear closing arguments from candidates running for statewide office. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is running for a third term in the U.S. Senate. She spoke with NHPR's Peter Biello.

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Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is running for a third term this year against challenger Republican Corky Messner. Shaheen is a former governor of New Hampshire, whose political career in the Granite State spans decades, while Messner, a 63-year-old Army veteran and attorney, recently moved to the state from Colorado.

NHPR senior political reporter Josh Rogers spoke with All Things Considered host Peter Biello about Messner’s background and whether New Hampshire roots really matter in campaigns.

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This February, just before the state presidential primary, New Hampshire Democrats gathered for a rally in Manchester. At that moment, the room was divided over who should be the party’s nominee for president.

But at the state level, there was no question about who’s in charge. 

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Hay más casos activos de COVID-19 en New Hampshire que la semana pasada

Empezamos compartiendo datos actualizados del COVID-19 en New Hampshire: 

El estado anunció 82 [ochenta y dos] nuevos casos confirmados el jueves, y también 5 [cinco] fallecimientos más. 

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After days of hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, who is running for a third term, apparently has made up her mind on Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

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U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Corky Messner debated on NHPR Thursday morning. The two candidates opened the hour-long debate by accusing one another of being beholden to their party leaders on Capitol Hill. 

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U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Republican nominee Corky Messner debated live on NHPR on Thursday.

The Senate candidates have sparred in recent weeks over health care, coronavirus relief spending, and political experience.

Related: 5 Takeaways from NHPR's U.S. Senate debate

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The brewing political fight over President Trump’s intention to quickly fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg may be centered in Washington and the U.S. Senate. But the political implications are far broader -- including here in New Hampshire.

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The University of New Hampshire has processed more than 99,000 COVID-19 tests since July. The high volume, according to school officials, is allowing the school to identify and isolate positive cases rapidly before they can spread.

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The school’s model is drawing praise from state and local officials, including Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who toured the school’s testing center on Monday.

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Rye Harbor is officially set to be dredged for the first time in 30 years this winter, addressing a build-up of sand that local vessel owners say threatened their livelihoods.  

Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat who’s up for reelection, toured the harbor Wednesday. She helped get the dredging project approved after a petition from local fishermen and charter boat captains.

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In a radio debate Tuesday, both Republicans running for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire criticized incumbent Jeanne Shaheen over businesses tied to her family that took part in the federal Paycheck Protection Program.

In all, five businesses with ties to Shaheen collected almost $3 million in loans. Shaheen had no part in awarding the money.

Republican candidate Corky Messner, in particular, criticized the loan that went to a law firm founded by Shaheen's husband.

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Census workers will have a month less than they expected to count all the households in New Hampshire.

The majority of households in the state have already completed the once-a-decade survey online or with a mail-in questionnaire.

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Congresswoman Annie Kuster is co-sponsoring a new plan to add toxic PFAS chemical standards to the next federal defense spending bill.

The amendment mirrors a bill that passed the House earlier this year. Speaking on a press call Tuesday, Kuster said that bill has stalled in the Senate.

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A group of New Hampshire doctors wants two Republican U.S. Senate candidates to walk back recent statements opposing mandatory vaccinations.

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A new bill sponsored by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen would help military families get tested for PFAS chemical exposure.

The proposal would cover people who are or were stationed at hundreds of military installations with PFAS contamination.

PFAS are toxic chemicals that persist in the environment and were used in a kind of firefighting foam that is still stockpiled on many bases.

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A Dover resident detained in Lebanon for more than six months is expected back safely in the United States late Thursday evening.

Amer Fakhoury, 56, was arrested last September after returning to his native Beirut for the first time in nearly two decades. Lebanese officials alleged that while Fakhoury served in the South Lebanon Army in the 1990s, he participated in the torture and killing of prisoners inside the Khiam prison. 

What is the federal government doing to help states and healthcare providers prepare for the growing number of cases of the coronavirus? We talk with Senator Jeanne Shaheen. Then, we look at how those who recieve food assistance, from SNAP to  free or reduced school lunches, are impacted by school closures and other strains on social services. 

Air date: March 17, 2020. 

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A new bill in Congress would give states $20 billion over the next 10 years to test and treat their water supplies for toxic PFAS chemicals.

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is a lead sponsor of the Democratic legislation, along with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Delaware Sen. Tom Carper.

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is calling for sanctions against Lebanese officials stemming from that country’s arrest and continued detention of a Dover resident. 

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Senator Jeanne Shaheen wants the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to speed up dredging projects for two Seacoast harbors in the coming year.

Shaheen pushed last year for the Corps to dredge Hampton Harbor. That project was recently completed.

Now, she says dredging is overdue for Rye Harbor and the Piscataqua River, home to the Port of New Hampshire in Portsmouth.

Governor Chris Sununu has joined bipartisan calls for Congress to permanently fund a key federal land and water conservation program.

The decades-old Land and Water Conservation Fund, or LWCF, has provided nearly $40 million in grants for hundreds of New Hampshire's state parks, heritage sites and other outdoor preservation projects.

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